Light Raspberry-Ricotta Fool

A fool is usually made with fruit and whipping cream. We’ve lightened the original by using ricotta cheese, and added a burst of citrus flavour, while maintaining this dessert’s made-in-10-minutes appeal.

Best Health Magazine, September 2010

 

Light Raspberry-Ricotta Fool
Light Raspberry-Ricotta Fool
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Set aside 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the nicest-looking berries.
  2. Add 1 Tbsp (15 mL) sugar plus vanilla to remaining berries and mash lightly with a fork. Let sit.
  3. Using a hand mixer, beat ricotta cheese. Add cream and mix until smooth.
  4. Briefly beat in remaining 2 tsp (10 mL) of sugar plus orange zest.
  5. With a spoon, stir mashed berries into ricotta mixture, then divide among four glasses or dessert bowls. Garnish with reserved berries, and serve.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 171 cal­ories, 8 g protein, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrates, 4 g fibre, 34 mg cholesterol, 55 mg sodium